The Wind In The Willows

The Wind In The Willows

USA: Mr Toad's Wild Ride

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996) on IMDb

The Wind in the Willows, also known as Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in the USA, is a 1996 British musical adventure film directed by Terry Jones, based on the classic children’s book by Kenneth Grahame. The film features an all-star cast, including Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Steve Coogan, and John Cleese, among others. The story follows the exploits of Mr. Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger as they embark on a series of whimsical adventures along the riverbank and in the nearby countryside.

Julian Doyle served as the Second Unit Director for the film, responsible for overseeing the filming of key action scenes and secondary footage. His contributions helped bring the film’s magical world to life, capturing the enchanting scenery and dynamic action sequences that are integral to the story. Doyle’s extensive experience in film production, particularly in the area of special effects, was essential to the film’s success.

With its delightful musical numbers, engaging characters, and stunning visuals, The Wind in the Willows is a beloved classic that captures the whimsy and wonder of childhood. Julian Doyle’s work as the Second Unit Director helped ensure that every detail was captured, making it a must-watch for fans of the book and anyone who enjoys a good family-friendly adventure.

The Wind In The Willows (1996) Movie Poster. This movie was called Mr Toad's Wild Ride in the USA.

Julian Doyle Filmography

Filmmaker Julian Doyle has worked on some of the UK’s most cherished movies, including being a long-time collaborator on the films of Monty Python and Terry Gilliam. He has also written and directed a number of well-received films and music videos.